Device-to-cloud IoT platform services will reach US$18bn by 2026, says ABI

From the early days of Thingworx (PTC) and ILS (Telit) to the market today, the device-to-cloud IoT platform service market has changed dramatically. Early platform services included device connectivity and cloud integration, device management services, and simple alerting services.

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5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in

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Nokia signs contract with TIM Brazil to launch IoT offer

Nokia has signed a contract with telecommunications giant TIM to provide Internet of Things (IoT) services to its enterprise customers in Brazil.

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Factories can save up to 90% in valve monitoring costs with wireless IoT sensors

Factories and plants in industries – such as chemical processing, pulp and paper, water and waste-water treatment, have seen the benefits of remote valve monitoring. Traditional retrofitted monitoring solutions, however, are costly and slow to deploy for factories with thousands of manual valves of different types.

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Increasing penetration of IoT-based devices boosts popularity of location-based ambient intelligence, says TMR

According to a new market report the global location-based ambient intelligence market is projected to reach a value of approximately US$497 billion by 2027. According to Transparency Market Research, the market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 21% from 2019 to 2027.

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New database aims to enhance resilience, performance, interoperability, compliance, and security for IoT

Crate.io, developer and supplier of CrateDB IoT-optimised database technology, released CrateDB 4.0. With updates that address several components of the highly scalable open source database, 4.0 is said to make it easier, faster, and more cost-effective for IoT- and IIoT-fueled organisations to put their machine and sensor data to work.

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GSMA announces first keynote speakers for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA”

The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the third gathering of MWC19 Los Angeles taking place October 22-24, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. The GSMA also released additional event details including new programs, exhibitors and participating companies.

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Small Cell Award 2019 winners announced

SCF (Small Cell Forum) has announced the winners of the SCF Small Cell Awards 2019, recognising outstanding achievement within, and contributions to, the global small cell industry. The awards were presented at the Small Cell World Summit in London.

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Nokia joins Pöyry and Infosys, to enhance the Artificial Intelligence framework

Nokia announced that it will partner with Pöyry, an international consulting and engineering company, and Infosys,

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Telecom Egypt and Nokia to build cloud infrastructure for IoT rollout in Egypt

Nokia and Telecom Egypt announced they will build the first cloud infrastructure in Egypt exclusively for Internet of Things (IoT) services.

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Trump and Huawei exert opposing pressures on US allies’ 5G telecom investments

THE WEEK IN 5G – The ding dong battle over the acceptability, or otherwise, of Huawei’s involvement in national 5G infrastructure projects is intensifying, says Jeremy Cowan.

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Low power mobile IoT networks to cover 93% of the largest markets by Q3 2019

The GSMA reports that mobile IoT or Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks are now globally available in licensed spectrum in 49 markets around the world. This follows 93 launches by 50 different mobile operators across both LTE-M and NB-IoT.

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BLE tech scoops new biz in indoor asset location for healthcare, offices and even the army: Part 1

Riddle me this. What do Finnish saunas, patient care, hot-desking and a soldier’s kit have in common? Do you give up yet? As Jeremy Cowan, IoT Now’s editorial director, finds talking to Thomas Hasselman, chief marketing officer of Finland-based Quuppa, there is a thread running through all of these. It starts with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology

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Fleet management floating along nicely

Fleet management on water doesn’t get the same attention as the digital transformation that is happening on our roads, but Antony Savvas looks at two interesting water-borne developments in Finland and Holland.

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Sandvik and Nokia to deliver industrial IoT to mining industry over LTE and 5G networks

Continuing its focus on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik has agreed with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE (Long Term Evolution) and 5G technologies.

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